Events & Activities

Events & Activities

Which Fair Should I Register For?

Fall Semester

Business to Student Expo

Friday, August 17, 20 – 21, 2018

Cost: $350.00
The Business to Student Expo begins on Freshmen Friday. It provides local businesses the opportunity to meet students face-to-face at Dixie State University to let them know what services their business provides.

Day One

Day one is a traditional fair setting with all freshmen circulating between the tables. Businesses are encouraged to bring promotional materials, swag, coupons, etc. They can anticipate 1000+ freshmen in attendance.

Day Two & Three

The expo continues during the Week of Welcome on Monday and Tuesday. During these two days, businesses are invited back to campus where they can host a table, share information and interact with the entire student body as they head back and forth to class.

Student Job Fair

This is an opportunity for local companies to recruit and hire from the DSU student body, with an anticipated 500 – 600 students in attendance. Companies are encouraged to collect resumes and conduct interviews. A separate location is available for private interviews. Our goal is to provide access to networking and placement opportunities.
To view dates and register for this event, please visit Handshake

Meet the Firms

This club sponsored event is attended by more than 75% of DSU Accounting majors who are eager to network and learn more about accounting opportunities. This year’s Meet the Firms Night will be hosted in the Holland Centennial Zion’s Room on September 28th. Last year the room was practically full, but this year we anticipate to be at capacity. RSVP for your chance to be a part of our biggest accounting recruiting and networking event on campus!
To view dates and register for this event, please visit Handshake

Graduate School Fair

Graduate schools from all over the nation can choose to participate in eight state wide Graduate School Fairs. They can also choose to only participate in the Dixie State Fair. For additional information please visit Utah Graduate School Fairs

Career & Internship Fair

Time: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Setup Time: 9:00 am – 10:00 am (Please do not arrive before 9 am).
Costs:
For Profit Company – $300.00
Nonprofit / Government Agency – $100.00


Includes: 6’ or 8’ table with electricity (if needed), table cloth, skirt, two chairs, breakfast and lunch for two representatives and a parking pass.
To register and for more information click here.

  • This is a hiring event. Please come prepared to participate in interviews and collect resumes. The students in attendance will be Juniors and Seniors looking for career opportunities and Freshmen – Seniors looking for internship opportunities. Businesses can anticipate between 500 – 600 students. Our goal is to connect qualified students with great companies to promote success for both parties.

Spring Semester

Summer Employment Fair

January 30, 2018

Time: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Setup Time: 9:00 am – 10:00 am (Please do not arrive before 9 am).
Costs: $300.00


Includes: 6’ or 8’ table with electricity (if needed), table cloth, skirt, two chairs, breakfast and lunch for two representatives and a parking pass.
To register and for more information click here.

  • This is a hiring event. Businesses are encouraged to come prepared to participate in interviews and collect resumes. There will be separate booths available for interviewing. Plan on staying in your designated area or in the interview space. Please do not infringe on another company’s area. Our goal is to connect qualified students with great companies to promote success for both parties.
Career & Internship Fair

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Time: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Setup Time: 9:00 am – 10:00 am (Please do not arrive before 9 am).
Costs:
For Profit Company – $300.00
Nonprofit / Government Agency – $100.00


Includes: 6’ or 8’ table with electricity (if needed), table cloth, skirt, two chairs, breakfast and lunch for two representatives and a parking pass.
To register and for more information click here.

  • This is a hiring event. Please come prepared to participate in interviews and collect resumes. The students in attendance will be Juniors and Seniors looking for career opportunities and Freshmen – Seniors looking for internship opportunities. Businesses can anticipate between 500 – 600 students. Our goal is to connect qualified students with great companies to promote success for both parties.
Teacher Fair

Tuesday, February 21, 2018

Time: 2:00 am – 6:30 pm
Setup Time: 1:00 pm – 2:00 am (Please do not arrive before 1 pm).
Costs: Free


  • School districts, primarily from Utah, are invited to participate in this interview event. There will be a short panel and open house session prior to the start of the interviews. Only teacher education students will be in attendance.
  • For more information, please contact Diana Maughan at diana.maughan@dixie.edu.

Tips for Success at an Upcoming Fair

We look forward to having you on campus, please click below for shipping information and helpful tips to make your attendance at this fair a success.

Shipping Information

Representatives needing to ship materials may send them to the following address:

Career Services

Attn: Ali Threet
Dixie State University
225 S. University Ave.
St. George, UT 84770

Before the Fair

You want to ensure your display demonstrates to observers what you do, and what you are looking for.
Certainly use handouts to initiate conversations with students, but do not allow that to be your only presentation.
There are no copy services available. Please bring all necessary materials with you.
Request interview rooms and information sessions at least two weeks in advance. For more information, contact Ali Threet at threet@dixie.edu.

Interacting with Students

Students prefer to hear an overall view of what you have to offer.
Stand at your exhibit if you are able.
Don’t wait for students to approach you, be assertive, while friendly and sincere.
You will have higher student traffic if you make your booth as interactive and informational as possible. Students do not want to hear, “Go to our website.”
We encourage you to collect resumes and conduct interviews.

After the Fair

Respond to all inquiries personally as soon as you can
Consider connecting with students by participating in other Career Services programs and events throughout the year.

Hotels

Here are many great hotels, motels and inns in the St. George area to accommodate your travel plans. Below you will find a list of hotels that love Dixie State University and have agreed to offer discounts for representatives recruiting DSU students.

Rates are subject to availability depending on occupancy and are subject to change without notice.
Local Accommodations

Utah’s Best Vacation Rentals at Paradise Village Resort

Located in Santa Clara, Utah
800-410-2251

Special discount of 10% off normal rate offered when mentioning DSU.
Use Coupon Code: GoDixie

Best Western Travel Inn

316 E. St. George Blvd., St George, UT 84770
435-673-3541

Special discount of 15% off normal rate offered when mentioning DSU.

Coral Springs Resort

98 N. 6680 W., Hurricane, UT 84737
435-879-5839

Special discount of 20% off normal rate offered when mentioning DSU.

Courtyard by Marriott

185 South 1470 East, St. George, UT 84790
435-986-0555

Special discount of 20% off normal rate offered when mentioning DSU.

Crystal Inn Hotel & Suites

1450 Hilton Dr., St. George, UT 84770
435-688-7477

Special rate of $85/night plus tax offered when mentioning DSU.

Estancia Resort

1111 Plantation Dr., St. George, UT 84770
801-298-5169

Special discount of 20% off normal rate offered when mentioning DSU.

Holiday Inn Express & Suites

2450 N. Town Center Dr., Washington, UT 84780
435-986-1313

Special rate of $99/night plus tax offered when mentioning DSU.

Lexington Hotel and Conference Center

850 S. Bluff Street, St. George, UT 84770
435-628-4235

Special rate of $59/night plus tax offered when mentioning DSU.

Red Rock Vacation Rentals

Located in St. George and Washington City
435-703-9944

Special discount of 20% off normal rate offered when mentioning DSU.

The INN at St. George

60 W. St. George Blvd., St. George, UT 84770
435-673-4666

Mention “Dixie State Trailblazers” and receive a special discount of 20% off normal rate offered during your visit!

TownPlace Suites by Marriott

251 South 1470 East, St. George, UT 84790
435-986-9955

Special discount of 20% off normal rate offered when mentioning DSU.

St. George Inn and Suites

1221 S. Main Street, St. George, UT 84770
435-673-6661

Special discount of 20% off normal rate offered when mentioning DSU.

Additional On-Campus Recruiting

For information about Information Sessions and On-Campus Interviews, please contact our Employment Specialist, Cheryl Brandt at brandt@dixie.edu.